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15 October 2020 - The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Ms Barbara Creecy, in partnership with the Gift of the Givers will donate agricultural implements and seeds for immediate planting of a food garden on World Food Day, in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, tomorrow Friday 16 October 2020.  


15 October 2020 - Exploring the benefits of South Africa’s vast coastline for the country, and the enjoyment it holds for tourists, are among the areas of interest during this year’s National Marine Week celebrations. National Marine Week, an annual marine awareness campaign, aims to raise awareness about the conservation...


08 October 2020 - The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has placed eight officials on precautionary suspension, effective from 08 October 2020. The suspension follows a forensic investigation into contracts alleged to have been irregularly awarded by the departments’ Waste Management Bureau. During the audit of the financial...


01 October 2020 - A number of commentators have pointed out that the current COVID crisis can be seen as a dress rehearsal for the ways in which countries will be affected by and will respond to climate change. And, just as has been the case with the pandemic it is widely acknowledged that climate change will disproportionately affect society’s most vulnerable. First it is important to unpack why and how...


30 September 2020 - Public comment has been invited on the intention to declare all the indigenous forests occurring at the Grey Dell and Fort Grey areas in the Eastern Cape, as natural forest and a controlled forest area under the National Forests Act of 1998. The intention was published by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Ms Barbara Creecy in Government Gazettes 43699 (Notice no 972) and 43700 (Notice no 973), respectively, on Thursday...


The appointment of a service provider to design, redevelop and implement the South African Waste Information Centre (SAWIC) portal and specified associated applications, including support and maintenance for the department.